Nominal Guns68BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Cerberus' (1784) (68)
First Commissioned11.1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland M01
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel126' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet38.4112 
Breadth44' 2"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,317 1094Tons BM 


11.1800Broadside Weight = 555 Imperial Pound ( 251.6925 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1800491 BWAS-1793
5.1803250 BWAS-1793

5 Ship Commanders

11.1800 - 3.1802Captain Richard Incledon (1755-1825)BWAS-17933.1802 - 1803Captain Henry GarrettBWAS-17933.1803 - 9.1804Captain George Byng (d.1831)BWAS-17939.1804 - 1805Captain Donald Campbell (1781-?)BWAS-17931805Captain Robert JacksonBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer

9.1804 - 1807Rear-Admiral of the White James Vashon (1742-1827)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

17.5.1805 - 1.6.1809Lieutenant Alexander BrodieNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

1803Midshipman Henry Dilkes Byng (1781-1860)NBD1849

1 Crewman

27.8.1805 - 18052nd Class Volunteer George Inglis (1787-1849)NBD1849

Service History

4.7.1800Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
9.1800Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1800Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
1.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £13260.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1803fitting as a Floating Battery at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5887.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1804Commissioned as a guard ship for LeithBWAS-1793
9.1808Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
1812Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Hulk
11.6.1818Sold at Chatham to Mr. Beatson for £2,740BWAS-1793


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